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102) √ then t − Un (t) = λ/ n for some t, because between its downward jumps at the observations Xj , t − Un (t) is continuously increasing. Let X(1) < X(2) < · · · < X(n) (almost surely) be the order statistics of X1 , . . , Xn . 5 The DKW Inequality in Massart’s Form 41 (the supremum occurs just to the left of some X(k) ); the supremum is strictly positive with probability 1 because X(1) > 0. 102) holds there is a √ smallest k = 1, . . , n with X(k) − (k − 1)/n > λ/ n. Letting X(0) := 0, we √ must have t − Un (t) = λ/ n for some t with X(k−1) < t < X(k) .

N, n − η = k if and only if η = n − k if and only if cn−k−1 < Z ≤ cn−k . We need to show that this is equivalent to ck−1 ≤ n − Z < ck , in other words n − ck < Z ≤ n − ck−1 . Thus we want to show that cn−k−1 = n − ck for each k. It is easy to check that G(n − ck ) = P (Z ≥ ck ) = 1 − G(ck ) while G(ck ) = B(k, n, 1/2) and G(cn−k−1 ) = B(n − k − 1, n, 1/2) = 1 − B(k, n, 1/2). The statement about joint distributions follows. 55). 57) and since Z < n/2 implies η ≤ n/2 and Z > n/2 implies η ≥ n/2, |η − n/2| ≤ 1 + |Z − n/2|.

N, n − η = k if and only if η = n − k if and only if cn−k−1 < Z ≤ cn−k . We need to show that this is equivalent to ck−1 ≤ n − Z < ck , in other words n − ck < Z ≤ n − ck−1 . Thus we want to show that cn−k−1 = n − ck for each k. It is easy to check that G(n − ck ) = P (Z ≥ ck ) = 1 − G(ck ) while G(ck ) = B(k, n, 1/2) and G(cn−k−1 ) = B(n − k − 1, n, 1/2) = 1 − B(k, n, 1/2). The statement about joint distributions follows. 55). 57) and since Z < n/2 implies η ≤ n/2 and Z > n/2 implies η ≥ n/2, |η − n/2| ≤ 1 + |Z − n/2|.